The Women’s Press SF Line

Further to Ian Sales‘s meme about women SF writers he posted an item about The Women’s Press SF line which was published in the 1980s in a distinctive grey border and spine with cover art in a characteristic style.

The usual applies. The ones in bold I’ve read. (Edited to add. Since then I’ve read the ones asterisked.)

1. Kindred, Octavia Butler
2. Walk to the End of the World and Motherlines, Suzy McKee Charnas*
3. The New Gulliver: Or The Adventures of Lemuel Gulliver, Jr. in Capovolta, Esmé Dodderidge
4. Machine Sex and Other Stories, Candas Jane Dorsey*
5. Native Tongue, Suzette Haden Elgin
6. The Judas Rose, Suzette Haden Elgin
7. The Incomer, Margaret Elphinstone*
8. Carmen Dog, Carol Emshwiller*
9. The Fires of Bride: A Novel, Ellen Galford
10. The Wanderground, Sally Miller Gearhart
11. Herland, Charlotte Perkins Gilman*
12. Despatches from the Frontiers of the Female Mind, Jen Green & Sarah LeFanu*
13. The Godmothers, Sandi Hall
14. Women as Demons, Tanith Lee
15. The Book of the Night, Rhoda Lerman
16. Evolution Annie and Other Stories, Rosaleen Love
17. The Total Devotion Machine, Rosaleen Love
18. The Revolution of Saint Jone, Lorna Mitchell*
19. Memoirs of a Spacewoman, Naomi Mitchison
20. The Mothers of Maya Diip, Suniti Namjoshi
21. Planet Dweller, Jane Palmer*
22. The Watcher, Jane Palmer*
23. Woman on the Edge of Time, Marge Piercy*
24. Star Rider, Doris Piserchia*
25. Extra(Ordinary) People, Joanna Russ
26. The Adventures of Alyx, Joanna Russ
27. The Female Man, Joanna Russ*
28. The Hidden Side of the Moon, Joanna Russ
29. The Two of Them, Joanna Russ
30. We Who Are About To.., Joanna Russ
31. Queen of the States, Josephine Saxton*
32. Travails of Jane Saint and Other Stories, Josephine Saxton
33. I, Vampire, Jody Scott
34. Passing for Human, Jody Scott*
35. A Door Into Ocean, Joan Slonczewski*
36. Spaceship Built of Stone and Other Stories, Lisa Tuttle
37. Across the Acheron, Monique Wittig

Only three out of 37 and two by the same author.
Mind you, a lot of SF by women wasn’t available to The Women’s Press as it was published elsewhere. That’s my excuse anyway.

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